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to an issue of intense friction between the united states and russia. the adoption of russian children by americans. authorities in texas are investigating what's described as the suspicion death of a 3-year-old boy adopted from russia. russia's foreign ministry blames the death last month on inhuman abuse. david mattingly is following the developments for us. lay out the details. >> what we know about the boy and the parents is not much today, but we do know that the boy and his brother were both adopted and living in the same house in texas. officials there say that the buy was found unresponsive and that his mother called 911. that happened on january 21st. that was just days after his third birthday. >> what are texas and u.s. government officials saying about this case? >> well, texas officials are looking into this because they are compelled to investigate any death of a young child that is not natural or is unknown. so there was an automatic investigation that was triggers here. they call is suspicion. they could hurry this up, but under normal circumstances we may not have the
cannot stop talking about. a meteor strike in russia that injured hundreds and scared the masses. today cnn tries to get to the site where one of the meteor's pieces supposedly landed. i'm don lemon. that story in less than 90 seconds. first we want to get you up to speed on the stories making headlines this hour. a truck bomb killed at least 78 people today in a marketplace in central pakistan. nearly 200 others were wounded. police say the explosives were packed in a water tanker and detonated by remote control. the attack is just the latest in an ongoing campaign in violence against shiite muslims in the region, which is overwhelmingly sunni. at the vatican, cardinals could mean sooner than expected to begin the process of choosing a new pope. the conclave can start as soon as all 117 cardinals are in rome. when benedict xvi steps down at the end of the month, he is going to his summer residence while work is finished on his new home inside the vatican compound. >>> in detroit, icy roads and snowy squalls have led to the multicar pileups across that area. according to affiliate wxyz,
in "the newsroom." >> don't like this. >> meteor shower breaking overnight, amazing pictures out of russia. hundreds are injured as fragments of the meteor slam into earth. >>> plus -- >> it was kind of crazy. >> tired but ready to get on a bus and go get a shower, be in a place where the toilet flushes. >> i just really want a bed. >> reporter: sweet home alabama, back on land, the cruise from hell finally over for thousands of weary vacationers. >>> also, charged. prosecutors arguing the so-called blade runner olympian committed pre-meditated murder, reportedly shooting his girlfriend four times through a bathroom door. >>> plus this. >> don't you just love it? >> love what? >> tiffany's. >> reporter: it's "breakfast at tiffa tiffany's" not breakfast at costco. the discount warehouse known for gallons of mayo and bulk packs of underwear selling what they say are tiffany rings. the people behind that little blue box calling costco out this morning. "newsroom" starts now. >>> good morning, thank you so much for joining me. i'm carol costello. we begin with the shock and awe of a meteor sho
publicly spoken in favor of negotiating with iran. and in russia 130,000 children who need homes. but americans cannot adopt them. that's because the country has banned adoptions from the united states. >> and there are many in russia who disagree with that. the kids, of course they are caught in the middle. >> reporter: sonya is only 8 years old but she already knows a lot about love and rejection. she was given up at birth, adopted not long after but then returned to the orphanage when she was 5 because her adopted parents realized she had learning difficulties. i would like to go back to my family she says. i love them. and they just left me. this young boy spend most of his day in his wheelchair. he has spina bifida. he wants his condition to be cured so he can be adopted. this 6-year-old doesn't know why he was given up at birth. he said my parents kicked me out of the family. i want a new family because then you have parents. these children live in a moscow orphanage. some with disabilities. most don. they are among russia's 130,000 orphans. in 2011 only around 7400 were ad
minutes. here is what's going on right now. sonic booms rocking russia after a meteor streaks through the sky. the shockwaves shattering windows will. russia's state news agency saying more than 1,000 were injured. this happened on the same day that a huge asteroid is flying extremely close to the earth. bill nye the science guy will explain what's going on in just a couple of minutes. >>> pretoria, south affair characterization oscar pistorius formally charged with murder. prosecutors will prove he planned to kill will his girlfriend. he wrobroke can down in tears i the courtroom today, his agent telling cnn that he rejects the charges in the strongest terms. more details on that. we'll be live from south africa in just a few minutes. >>> and hugh go sigh chew go h to have a tracheotomy and cannot speak now. he also released this picture of president chavez in a hospital bed surroundedhave a tracheotom speak now. he also released this picture of president chavez in a hospital bed surroundeda tracheotomy and now. he also released this picture of president chavez in a hospital bed sur
to a completely different space incident happening in russia where you had fireballs streaking across the skyline, crashing to earth after this meteor explodes as centers our atmosphere. the shock wave from that sonic boom shattered windows. look at the pictures. threw people under desks. buckled buildings. injured at least a thousand people. chad myers is here and just so i'm, first of all, crystal clear, because my first thought is this is odd, we're talking about this asteroid shaving -- buzzing past earth and now this meteor, totally unrelated. >> completely unrelated. one from the south. this came in from the north. completely different paths. it just happened to happen on the same day. >> that's odd. >> it really is odd. i know. >> the difference between an asteroid and a meteor is -- >> that it is an asteroid when it hits the earth's atmosphere it turns into a meteorite or a meteor. it hits the ground, it is a meteorite. an asteroid is sitting out there waiting to hit the earth. so it is really this thing was an asteroid. then it turns into a meteoroid when it is going to approach and get
russia. is there a connection? >>> and it's happened. carnival creuise lines slapped with its first lawsuit. >>> and authorities investigate the motive for a shocking killing that could send this olympic hero to prison. >>> first, california authorities say it appears suspected cop killer christopher dorner took his own life, following through on his promise not to be taken alive. autopsy results showed dorner died from a single gunshot wound to the head. dental records do confirm it was his body found in a burned out cabin on tuesday following that week-long manhunts. we will have more on this case and what may have happened to the million-dollar reward, where it's going ahead. >>> half a world away, authorities are looking closely at a possible motive in the horrific killing of a top model who was found dead at the home of her boyfriend, olympic hero oscar pistorius. he sobbed uncontrollably as he was charged with premeditated murder in the death of his girlfriend, reeva steenkamp. he is now in jail. we'll go to south africa for the latest on the case in a few. >>> president obama
. >>> and in russia, they are trying to calm down after that meteor plowed through friday. some say they are afraid to stand by the windows remembering that cosmic explosion. it injured more than 1,000 people and damaged thousands of buildings. >>> john lennon's killer wrote chilling letters and sent them to the officer who arrested him. now the officer is speaking out for the first time. mark david chapman wrote steve spiro in 1983. he wanted to be friends with the officer, and he had other questions and requests as we. i spoke earlier with officer steve spiro. >> reporter: steve, what did you think when the letters were showing up in the mailbox and they are fascinating to read. what did you think? >> i was shocked. i said, why are you sending this to me? but when you spent five hours with somebody, you get to know them a little bit. and he was -- he was still selling himself three years after the murder that he wanted to be infamous. >> i can't -- i can barely read this here, but he said that the reason he wanted to write to you from the time, and he goes on the say from the time i guess of the
into russia. more than 1,000 people reported hurt by the flying glass. the collapsing buildings. look at the images. li listen to the sound. we'll take you there. >>> now, also, since the 4,000 people are off that disgusting cruise ship, what happens to the ship now. >>> and that olympic athlete, oscar pistorius, accused of murdering his girlfriend in his own home, collapses and sobs in court. we have a lot of news happening on the ground. but the big shock and awe, falling from the sky is leading it all. i'm talking quite literally here. while you were sleeping this unbelievable scene was unfolding in southern russia. close encounters of the third kind. wow. raining down near the euro mountains, that is a meteor breaking up over the earth's atmosphere. it's like a crazy scene from a movie but it's real. make no mistake, the scenes and the light coming from a meteor as it streaks across the side. the blinding flash. the deafening explosion. caught on tape. up 1,000 people were hurt because of this meteor. nearly 300 buildings were reported damaged including this factory that you're se
. the pope steps down at the end of the month. across southern russia, it's cleanup day today, the biggest thing is the broken glass and the damaged buildings. 4,000 buildings were damaged. watch and listen. this video is from a high school student when, took it when the meteor created a sonic boom. it radiated over 80,000 square miling. 1,000 people were hurt mostly by flying gas. jesse jackson jr. has been charged with misusing $750,000 in campaign funds. he bought personal items. including michael jackson items. and bruce lee items. it will be up to a judge if he will serve any prison time. by now you have probably heard stories from the carnival ship. fights over food, and sleepless nights. but for two passengers this cruise was about more than getting away from it all. this is about much, much more. they boarded the ship to say farewell, scattering the ashes of a long-time friend who died recently from cancer. for them, this was going to be a hard trip no matter what. and it became worse than anyone could have imagined. we will speak with one of the women here in a moment on cnn, firs
in russia, on the same day? fire up the conspiracy theories. >>> also -- i sit down with one of the hottest bands in the world, fun. >>> a government prepares for the apocalypse. >> canada will never become a safe haven for zombies ever. >>> and the dance that's everywhere, even here at cnn, the harlem shake. >>> just when you think we've got it all worked out, cutting-edge technology, scientific breakthroughs, miracle medicine, lately there's been talk about colonizing mars and many of you carry around a supercomputer right in your pocket. but just when you think you have it all worked out, the univers reminds us, we really don't. case in point, friday a chunk of space rock gets sucked in by the earth's gravitational pull. then streaks across the sky above russia. as it rockets through the atmosphere, friction heats the front of the rock a lot more than the back of it. the huge temperature difference is too much and essentially turns a meteor into a bomb. it explodes into a bunch of pieces. and what you're hearing here, that boom, boom, boom, is this -- take a look. those pieces are moving
? >> the station did pass over russia and they talked to kevin ford who is the commander and the first thing he said is the crew was doing fine and the station is stable, which, of course, is our main concern. and you know, they had a quick chat for ten minutes to talk about the procedures that needed to be done. that's what they're working toward. again, we have another pass in about five minutes, we'll talk to them again. >> chad myers again. this computer was only for communications. this thing never was really going to put the iss in any danger by not working, right? >> no. it's a command and control computer. it's the computer that allows everything else on board the station to work and be monitored and for us to send commands. obviously there's lots of computers on board, lots of redundancy. we do need the ability to bush buttons here in houston and command the station and talk to the crew. that's the computer that allows us to do it. >> okay, josh, appreciate it. thank you. >>> here's more of what we're working on for newsroom international. the royal baby bump. that's right. katherine,
prompted a twitter campaign and threats of a burger king boycott. >>> and in russia, the government is trying to get people in the mood with this. ♪ and i'll hold you tight baby all through the night ♪ ♪ i'll make love to you >> i don't know. that's boys to men, the moscow times reports vladimir putin has hired the r & b group to perform in russia as part of a fertility campaign. nice. the campaign hopes to give russian men inspiration before valentine's day. right. >>> an arizona om woman is on trial for brutal murder of her ex-boyfriend, and if she's convicted she faces the death penalty. we'll take you behind prison walls to show you what her life will be like on death row. ♪ [ male announcer ] every car we build must make adrenaline pump and pulses quicken. ♪ to help you not just to stay alive... but feel alive. the new c-class is no exception. it's a mercedes-benz through and through. see your authorized mercedes-benz dealer for exceptional offers through mercedes-benz financial services. but lately she's been coming in with less gray than usual. what's she up to? the
next year in russia, to medal. john meyer, i want to bring you in, as a collaborator with lindsay on her blog, i assume you are close to her and her people, not to suggest you have had an opportunity this soon to talk to anybody whose connected to her, but do you know anything more about how bad this injury is and what this means for this season, and maybe more importantly next season, olympic season. >> well, this is speculation, obviously. but it looked as your earlier contributor said, it looked like the knee buckled. and she has a severe knee injury. so that would take her out of the rest of the world cup season. and obviously the world championships. i want to make it clear world champion ships happen every two years. so it's a major event as opposed to world cup which is a seasonal event, if you will. so basically, she will go have her knee reconstruction, and then she will have to go through a very difficult rehab, and the clock starts ticking right now for her bid to defend her gold medal in the downhill at the olympics. now, that's not to say she can't do it. if you remem
, or call 855-878-4biz. >>> the images of that meteor crashing into russia last friday are chilling. grown adults scrambling for cover and more than 1,000 people were hurt. hundreds of school children were also hurt though the event only lasts about 32 seconds, it's having a lasting effect. phil black reports from a russian village on how the close encounter with the meteor has impacted the kids. >> this small siberian village is usually a quiet place. 1,000 people living just south of the city of chelyabinsk, but on friday morning, they were shocked by what they saw. an intense light followed by a trail of smoke across the sky. kindergarten worker says the 20 children ran to the windows when they saw the light, but she felt something was wrong and moved them away. she said she was still facing the windows when the meteor's shock wave hit. as the windows blew in, flying glass cut her face and hands. she said she didn't notice because she was worried about the children. most were safe, but terrified. but one was bleeding heavily. 3-year-old sasha suffered deep cuts to her head and face. her
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of the top stories we're following in the cnn newsroom for you. people in russia are cleaning up the damage after a meteor blast over theure rales. officials estimated the destruction at over $33 million. more than 1,000 people were injured in the meteor blast. divers looking for the meteor in a frozen lake have not found any traces so far. >>> in south africa, the country's olympic hero oscar pistorius denies killing his girlfriend on valentine's day. he's spending the weekend in jail. he's charged with the killing of his model girlfriend reva steenkamp with a .9 millimeter gun. the reality tv show featuring steenkamp premiered just a short time ago despite her death. >>> this could come out of the means. police in texas shoot and kill a fugitive who had a community on edge and schools on lock down for days. guards were driving alberto morales to las vegas. they stopped for a bathroom near dallas. that's when police stay he stabbed a guard with a pair of eyeglasses and took off. he was shot just midnight a few miles from there. the guard who was stabbed will be okay. >>> you could call it
for them. a sonic boom as a meteor shatters, sending fragments across russia's ural mountains. this is a remote area. it may soon be flooded with tourists from across the globe. they're traveling here to check down the fragments. they hope to sell them for as much as $10,000 a piece. >>> how does president obama celebrate the president's day holiday weekend? same way as you do? no, he plays golf with tiger woods. the president and woods teed it up over the weekend at the palm city resort in south florida. despite the high profile outing, the game was off limits to white house reporters and photographers. >>> also, an idaho man just lost his job and has a lot of haters online after what he's accused of doing to a baby on board a flight to atlanta. >> sing twinkle, twinkle. >> this boy began to cry, the man called the child a racial slur and slapped him. and the man, he's a former executive of an aerospace and defense company. cnn's renee marsh has the story. >> reporter: jonah bennett is 19 months old and a curious ordinary toddler. but what allegedly happened on a february 8th
and we went on a trip with the first lady, and a small group of journalists out to russia, and got a chance to see interesting sites, and a close-up look at hillary clinton, and one of the things that stood out in my mind, not the temples and all of that, but this moment in kazakhstan, and she was presented with a whip, and normally it's just the men that carries the whips with them, and she was considered so powerful as a first lady and she was presented with one of them, and she got a kick out of that, and there were a lot of jokes that followed that. >> right. we used to call them remember the hillary clinton trips. and they were under the radar, and there was some coverage but not as much, so you could really get to know her. it was a small group. and there was very interesting times. of course i have been following her for the past four years at the state department. >> jill, you actually said something that was pretty interesting earlier today and you wrote a whole article about it, and nobody saw her sleep. you never knew if you saw her get sleep during those trips, and she
a formal compliant with russia. russia says it's jets never entered the area. >>> with tensions flaring with their neighbors to the north, south korea's marines are getting down to business. we will show you what they're training regimen looks like. hey, our salads. [ bop ] [ bop ] [ bop ] you can do that all you want, i don't like v8 juice. [ male announcer ] how about v8 v-fusion. a full serving of vegetables, a full serving of fruit. but what you taste is the fruit. so even you... could've had a v8. . >>> welcome back. we will take you to the resort town of pyongyang in south korea. there are hundreds of marines training shirtless in the snow. they did push up some ice diving. also you see there weapons train being. all of it in extreme cold temperatures. it's actually minus two degrees in south korea. the exercises are going to continue through mid-february. >>> that will do it for me. but newsroom continues with mr. don lemon. >>> 30 inches in 24 hours, that's how much snow could fall on parts of the northeast. and a suspected cop killer is on the run. this man accused of shooting
happened in russia a number of years ago. they did that in a movie theater. 120 people died. >> 117, probably -- what was close to 120, october of 2002 when that happened. they sent in gas, and people died from inhalation, gas poisoning. so you're right. what are the top priorities for negotiators as the standoff continues here? >> the most important thing is to have a dialogue between the hostage taker and the negotiator. you want to be able to gain credibility. everything is a negotiation. if he says i need some sodas, well, they can negotiate and to say let me talk to the child, let me know that he is okay. the bottom line to this whole thing is he has the onus of being responsible right now. and he is. he is starting to develop what we call the stockholm syndrome, which is a very important type of thing. it's bonding, and that's very important. >> how long will officials allow this standoff to continue before taking more aggressive action? >> i don't think they're going to take aggressive action. i think they'll continue to negotiate and talk. talking is the name of the game. un
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a full-blown nuclear power. china, north's main ally, also criticizing this test, as does russia, as does south korea, as does japan and many others. >>> president obama to give the state of the union address tonight. we know what one of his bombshells will be. cnn's jake tapper breaking the news. the president will announce by this time next year 34,000 american troops will be home from afghanistan. that's about half of all of the u.s. troops, who are currently in afghanistan right now. >>> the senate armed services committee will vote today on the nomination of chuck hagel for defense secretary. mr. hagel has encountered strong opposition from some members. but his nomination is expected to be approved and sent to the full senate for a vote. he's expected to be confirmed in just the coming days. >>> we only knew his first name, ethan, we knew little about his ordeal, just that it was an ordeal. he was held hostage for six days inside of this bunker in alabama. ethan and his mom are speaking out for the first time to dr. phil. >> how did you feel, when you heard that he might be crying f
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